Police Psychology: Rock and Roll
by Gary S. Aumiller, Ph.D. ABPP
I was at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last Monday in Cleveland Ohio. I had been there before and never saw it as part of police psychology, or psychology at all. This time I did.
I never knew that The Beatles had 13 original albums and 237 original songs in 8-9 years, Taylor Swift was signed as a songwriter at age 14, or that so many rock singers had country singer Johnny Cash as a major influence on their music. I didn’t know a lot of what I saw, but there is one thing that stood out to me — becoming a rock star wasn’t all about talent. (more…)